flaccid flaccid  /f ˈlæk sɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness
  2. (adj) out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • With time, Ramon's mind had become as fit as his body was flaccid.

News

  • Impotent SF Giants lose in ninth — worst losing streak since 2010

    By Henry Schulman Denver – Matt Cain and Buster Posey did what they could, but they are only two men, and they need help. None was forthcoming at Coors Field on Saturday, and the flaccid Giants lost 2-1 on Nolan Arenado’s two-out single in the ninth off Jeremy Affeldt. Cain allowed three hits over eight innings and Posey hit an RBI double, and it wasn’t enough. The Giants have scored four runs ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "I like the built in excitements of genre, but then perhaps I play the scenes backwards or upside down," Litt explains. "And yes, King Death has got this relationship element to it, but I really didn't want to write a flaccid crime novel....
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Toby Litt Source: National

  2. "People say I'm a traditionalist," said Sir Patrick They certainly do, with justification. "But I stand for good traditions, not flaccid ones."
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Sir Patrick Cormack Source: Sky News

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